FAIRFAX, Va., March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI)'s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) enables the use of data science, informatics, and IT in support of the NCI's mission to improve the prevention and treatment of cancer. Salient CRGT, Inc. was awarded a subcontract valued at $5.7 million by Unissant Inc. under its CIOSP3 SB contract vehicle to deliver software development support services to the NCI's CBIIT.
As a subcontractor to Unissant Inc., Salient CRGT will conduct application development and operations and maintenance. The CBIIT implements Agile software development and DevOps practices and is seeking further expertise in order to reduce costs and optimize process development on a variety of CBIIT projects. Having supported the NCI's CBIIT for more than six years, Salient CRGT strives to leverage its past experience and seasoned digital service experts to enable the CBIIT's discovery of potentially actionable and life-changing insights for cancer researchers, doctors, and patients.
"Tasked with the mission of accelerating the NCI's ability to treat and prevent cancer, the CBIIT is continuously exploring opportunities to optimize cost-efficiency," said Brad Antle, CEO of Salient CRGT. "Our Digital Service Innovation Center is in the forefront of developing new techniques to rapidly implement Agile software development and DevOps technologies while minimizing expenses. Our goal is to provide the center with quality, cost-effective solutions that positively impact the lives of the cancer patients it supports."
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